The Talon

Physical Education Update

Malachi Gatlin, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

There is a little change on the calendar about all the upcoming events happening in Physical Education. First start two units, which are Golf and Archery, on Wednesday, May 2th. Then the soccer unit will be begin next week on Monday, May 7th. Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to prope...

Walking On Motivation

Ernesto Bowen, Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Being a division-1 walk on for most people is a accomplishment for most its a time to be happy and a time to feel as if you have achieved your goal but not for Leroy Thomas the two words "walk on" just makes Thomas work even harder. The stand out senior tackle said, "being a walk on isn't a bad thing....

Physical Education

Malachi Gatlin, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

Fitness testing is the new thing that is happening in Physical Education for the next week. It ends on Monday, April 30th. Make sure you dress out because this is the last time you can improve your high score before the year is up. After fitness testing, next unit is soccer. Association football,...

Physical Education

Malachi Gatlin, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

Physical Education is now finally finished with Driver Education, Family life and a unit on Pregnancy. All classes are now back in the gymnasium for the rest of the 4th quarter. PE coaches are informing all students to dress appropriately because we will start to go outside for physical activity...

Volleyball Conditioning Begins on April 24

Connor Merk, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Conditioning for the Volleyball team will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. beginning on April 24. You must have a current VHSL physical form on file with the Athletics Department to be able to participate.

Soccer Teams Play in OT Thrillers vs North

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

Both Varsity Soccer teams played in thrilling overtime games Tuesday night against North Stafford, with the Girls game ending in a 0-0 draw, and the Boys game ending in a 2-1 double OT victory for the Eagles. The Girls game was a slug fest throughout as Forge entered AJ Slye Stadium with a chip on...

Redding and the Eagles quickly strike back

Ernesto Bowen

April 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Senior forward Jadon Redding seemed to be a problem for the Wolverines last night,scoring 2 goals to put the Eagles back in-front while they were trailing 1-0, 1 at the end of the first half and one at the start of the second. Redding said "coming into this game i felt like we were very cocky and that...

Game Postponements for 4/16

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

All sports games for April 16, 2018 have been postponed to later dates. Boys Varsity Soccer will practice in the gym from 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. followed by Girls Varsity Lacrosse from 4:00 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Game reschedule dates are as follows: Softball vs. Brooke Point: 4/18 Boys & Girls Lacrosse v...

Futbol For Finn

Jack Adams, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student Life

This Friday, boy's and girl's soccer will take on Mountain View at home 5pm and 7pm. This varsity double header has taken on the event "Futbol For Finn." The Kolbe Fund and the two schools come together in charity for this cause. The event will be free and will feature the cheer team, gam...

Spring Signing Day

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

Seniors from various sports participated in spring signing day on April 11. Cole Henson committed to swim for Roanoke College. Mya Tino signed to play softball at Virginia Union. From the track team, Rafael Mas, Jonathan Grey, and Johnnie Walker committed to Virginia Military Institute. Brandon...

Varsity Softball Earns Tough Road Win

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

Girls Varsity Softball took down the Fauquier Falcons Wednesday night by a score of 3-0. Megan Schaefer (‘11) drove in two runs and Kyleigh Tierney (‘12) added another as the Eagles avenged an early season loss to the Falcons. Kayla Stephenson (‘10) led the way on the mound striking out eig...

Forge Signing Day

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

Wednesday was a major signing day for Colonial Forge athletes in a number of different sports Congratulations to all 14 Eagle Seniors who made their future colleges plans official.   Cole Henson Swimming Roanoke College (NCAA Div. 3)   Johnnie Walker Track VMI (NCAA Div. 1...

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